Vermentino di Toscana IGT 2015

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Region: Italy / Tuscany / Bolgheri
Grapes: Vermentino, Sauvignon Blanc

Bolgheri’s exceptional climate is moderated by sea breezes from the nearby Tirrhenian Sea, and the vineyards’ clay and sand soils are ideal for Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. The delicate Merlot was picked during the first half of September, while the robust Cabernets and Petit Verdot were harvested in the second half of the month. Grapes come from densely planted vineyards and low yields, which produce wines with concentration and complexity. Temperature-controlled fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks, and maceration on the skins takes 20-22 days. The wine is matured at least 3 months in bottle before release.

92 Points

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2015 vintage
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harvest note

2015 has shown to be a very good vintage. After a mild and rainy winter, the vegetative start was in the second week of April with the arrival of spring and higher temperatures. The spring rains helped a lot the vegetation and ensured the water supply for the following summer. In June and mid-July temperatures were above the seasonal average, but by the end of July the temperatures lowered, returning to the average thanks to long rainy days, which was really good for the vines. The grapes were of an excellent quality. The wonderful structure and the elegant, soft tannins are the main elements of this vintage.

tasting note

Shows tropical fruit aromas, with notes of sage and tomato leaf. Flavors are crisp, persistent and have firm minerality.

food pairing

Pairs well with fish, shellfish and light or vegetarian hors d'oeuvres

technical data

GRAPES: Vermentino, Sauvignon Blanc
APPELLATION: Vermentino di Toscana IGT

points of distinction

  • Brisk acidity and a clean, fresh character pairs with white meats, fish and dips
  • A great sipper on its own
  • Medium-bodied white made from Vermentino, native to Bolgheri in Tuscany
  • Fermented in stainless steel and made without malolactic to retain fresh, crisp fruit character and vibrant acidity
  • about the grape +
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In 1999, the Folonari family began to acquire 100 acres of land in Bolgheri on the Tuscan Coast, an area made famous by Super Tuscans.


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